'This is the great human rights issue of our time, and...I am determined that we will make it a national and international mission to rid our world of this barbaric evil,' prime minister says.
Until he was twenty-one years old, Abraham Lincoln's father rented out his son to neighbors in rural Indiana for ten to thirty-one cents a day.
Rape is widespread, with more than 1500 Yazidi and Christian girls taken as sex slaves. As in ancient times, they are sold and shared like chattel.
Gangs are preying on the children of Nepalese refugees, it has been reported.
Though the show is set in 1857, its creators tapped John Legend to curate the music, including songs by Kanye West and the Weeknd.
Kazuya Maruyama was trying to praise the U.S. for appointing an African-American president.
Hollywood's antipathy to African-Americans is about to be upset by a true story of American slavery.
The defendant's house "offered no clues to the horrors that she allegedly made her two young victims endure."
Tokyo offers Seoul $8.3 million in compensation for the "comfort women" forced into sexual slavery.
The Thirteenth Amendment, outlawing slavery, was passed 150 years ago this week.
A woman complained about the toy after her five-year-old son was given it as a birthday present.
Half a million Cambodians work abroad; many end up as slaves.
New York City was a place that facilitated bondage while preaching freedom.
More than 30,000 soldiers from Brooklyn participated in the four-year war, which ended 150 years ago.
The Islamic State group has said in their online magazine that the enslavement of Yazidi women constitutes the revival of an ancient Shariah tradition
"Almost all the blacks in his book are victims," complained a writer reviewing a book about American slavery.